Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000)
Part 2 : Access to Records of Public Bodies
Chapter 3 : Manner of Access
27. Deemed refusal of request
If an information officer fails to give the decision on a request for access to the requester concerned within the period contemplated in section 25(1), the information officer is, for the purposes of this Act, regarded as having refused the request.